Category Archives: carbs

Lettuce-tuna salad

This afternoon I was in a mood to munch on something and thought up this. A low carb snack. Ingredients: one half head of a medium iceberg lettuce one can tuna in water just a bit of oil one teaspoon … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cooking

Pretty sure I didn’t invent much but I thought up the ingredients for having low carbs. I watch my carbs like a hawk and this soup followed the suit. Here goes . Low Carb Barley Vegetable Soup in a Crockpot … Continue reading

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Post-meal blood sugar spikes

Contrary to the popular belief, a spike in blood sugar after eating also known as postprandial hyperglycemia is not uncommon and typically not dangerous. Unless advised otherwise, most folks with diabetes don’t even have to check their blood sugar after … Continue reading

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Tomato: a fruit or a vegetable?

It has never occurred to me which one is which until I overheard a conversation in the grocery department.  Tomatoes are a fruit?  No kidding. Turned out I wasn’t the only one confused. A fruit is the part of the … Continue reading

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Meal Planning for Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic Diet – is there such a thing? Oftentimes, when people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, they feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin.  Diet sounds almost like a swear word.  Oh no, another chronic condition on my … Continue reading

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What affects blood sugar levels?

Blood sugar level is influenced by a vast number of causes.  Food is one of them, including how much, how often and a combination of the different kinds of food; physical activity, hormone levels, to name a few. The whole idea … Continue reading

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